Genus TROPICOPERDIX

Genus TROPICOPERDIX.

Tropicoperdix Blyth, J. A. S. B., xxviii. p. 415 (1859).

The birds of this genus are distinguished from those of the genus Arborophila by the absence of the chain of superorbital ossicles and by having a patch of downy white feathers on either side behind the axilla.

Sexes alike.

Key to Species.

A.Breast olive-brown, with wavy bars of black…………..T. chloropus, p. 397.
B.Upper part of breast chestnut…………..T. charltoni, p. 398.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.5 1928.
Title in Book: 
Genus TROPICOPERDIX
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1928
Page No: 
397
M_ID: 
1390
M_SN: 
Arborophila
Volume: 
Vol. 5
Term name: 
id: 
4708

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